Climate change driven by humans is already causing dangerous and widespread disruption, international scientists warned this morning.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, spent $900,000 in six months last year mostly on strategies to lift the fracking moratorium and administer its UK licences, it emerged today.
The UK’s official advisor on climate change has said it would support a government presumption against future oil and gas exploration.
The government has restated its support for the moratorium on fracking in England.
One of the flare stacks at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site was no longer visible this morning.
The accuracy of facts supporting calls to lift England’s fracking moratorium have been contested.
Opponents of fossil fuel developments in southern England have described the government’s climate criteria for future oil and gas licences as “inherently flawed”.
The oil and gas company, IGas, announced today it is to explore geothermal energy sites in Cornwall.
A challenge has begun to the refusal of testing at the Balcombe oil site in West Sussex.
An environmental campaigner who brought a legal challenge over the climate impact of onshore oil production is considering taking her case to the Supreme Court after a divided ruling from judges.